His past books include News of Paris, America in Change, The Literature of Fact, and Hired Pens..
His most recent work "The Lisbon Route - Entry and Escape in Nazi Europe" was originally published in March 2011.
In last April a Portuguese version appeared in the bookshops.
RW - The refugees and others who reached Portugal were required by the Salazar government to move on as quickly as possible to countries that would accept them for permanent resettlement.
RW - Reaching Portugal was the end of the line for very few people (Calouste Gulbenkian was among the few) since Portugal wouldn't allow the creation of a permanent colony of refugees.
The Lisbon Route, from Ronald Weber was published in 2011. You can find more about it HERE.
RW - Lisbon's brilliant illumination at night dazzled the new arrivals coming from largely blacked-out Europe.
RW - I knew that wartime Lisbon was a center of spy activity, but I didn't know the tangled extent of it--including the great number of Portuguese employed as low level watchers and tipsters.